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Remote printing of medical and secondary capture images for distributed hospitals in rural environments via the DICOM print management service class
Author(s): Marco Eichelberg; Andrew J. Hewett; Peter F. Jensch
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Paper Abstract

The DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) standard revision 3.0 defines a `print management service class' which allows a DICOM application to print medical images by accessing a remote `service class provider' (another DICOM application) which controls a printing device. This contribution describes a prototype implementation of the DICOM print management service, consisting of a `service class user' application which constitutes the user interface and a `service class provider' application which creates output on a PostScript device. The peer application communicate over a TCP/IP network using the `DICOM upper layer for TCP/IP' service. Possible fields of application for the prototype are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2435, Medical Imaging 1995: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (12 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208766
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Marco Eichelberg, Carl von Ossietzky Univ. (Germany)
Andrew J. Hewett, OFFIS (Germany)
Peter F. Jensch, Carl von Ossietzky Univ. (Germany)
OFFIS (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2435:
Medical Imaging 1995: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues
R. Gilbert Jost M.D.; Samuel J. Dwyer III, Editor(s)

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